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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1851 that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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On this day:
Saxon King Edmund martyred by the Vikings - 0869, Battle of Quiberon Bay - 1759, Nuremberg Trials begin - 1945, Snowdonia designated a National Park - 1951, Windsor Castle is damaged by fire - 1992, Diana Admits Adultery - 1995, Judith Keppel Who wants to be a Millionaire Winner - 2000

Famous and historic events from 1851

1st Americas Cup
Great Exhibition opens

Famous Britons born in 1851
George Younger
Hardwicke Rawnsley
Henry Jones
Mary Ward
Oliver Lodge
Percy Gilchrist
William Leverhulme

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A Picture of Britain
A Picture of Britain
Ashes Fever
Ashes Fever
Coast
Coast
Churchill
Churchill

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Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours - Rudyard Kipling
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On this day:
Saxon King Edmund martyred by the Vikings - 0869, Battle of Quiberon Bay - 1759, Nuremberg Trials begin - 1945, Snowdonia designated a National Park - 1951, Windsor Castle is damaged by fire - 1992, Diana Admits Adultery - 1995, Judith Keppel Who wants to be a Millionaire Winner - 2000
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